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Traffic Tickets

  • A minor traffic offence can result in demerit points against your licence.
  • One conviction for a driving offence can severely increase your insurance premiums – depending on the conviction you may not be eligible for coverage at all.
  • Should your charge be the result of a DUI or a serious criminal act, I would be pleased to refer you to an Agent who specializes in these areas.

Provincial Offences

    Most people know this court as “traffic court”, however there are many other charging acts that can be dealt with at this court. Here are a few examples:

  • Highway Traffic Act
  • Liquor Licence Act
  • Environmental Protection Act
  • Blind Persons’ Rights Act
  • Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
  • Trespass to Property Act
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Municipal By-Laws

Small Claims Court

  • This court has a monetary limit of $25,000.00
  • My goal is to provide the best representation on your behalf
  • The most common matters brought before this court are:
    • Breach of Contract
    • Unpaid Invoices / Amounts Owing
    • Performance of Services
    • Dog Liability
    • Judgment Enforcements (various matters)
  • This court can be intimidating to deal with if you are unfamiliar with the Rules of Small Claims Court. I will see you through the stages of these proceedings and handle your matter with the utmost professionalism.

Landlord & Tenant Board

  • This tribunal deals with all matters relating to disputes between a landlord and tenant.
  • What a lot of people don’t realize, is that applications to this board must be filled out perfectly in order to be successful. If not, they will have to start the process again from the beginning. This means having to serve another notice and wait period.
  • Most common matters heard before this tribunal are:
    • Eviction
    • Non-Payment of Rent
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Rent Abatements

Administrative Tribunals

  • There are hundreds of administrative tribunals that a paralegal can appear before.
  • Here is a list of the most commonly used tribunals:
  • Social Justice Tribunals Ontario:
    • Child and Family Services Review Board
    • Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
    • Social Benefits Tribunal
    • Ontario Special Education Tribunals
    • Custody Review Board
    • Landlord and Tenant Board
    • Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario
  • Other Tribunals:
    • Workplace Safety & Insurance Board
    • Workplace Safety & Insurance Appeals Tribunal
    • Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario
    • Assessment Review Board
    • Ontario Labour Relations Board
    • Rental Housing Tribunal
    • Liquor Control Board of Ontario
    • Financial Services Commission of Ontario
    • Pay Equity Commission

Record Suspensions / Criminal Pardons

  • A criminal record can severely impact your day-to-day life.
  • Your ability to travel outside of the country (be it for work or pleasure) can be prohibited due to a criminal record.
  • This record can affect that new job you’ve always wanted, or the ability to volunteer with various organizations.
  • Ask me how I can help you!

Criminal – Summary Conviction Only

  • The maximum penalty cannot exceed $5,000.00 or 6 months in prison or both
  • The following is a list of “pure” summary conviction offences that a paralegal is licenced to deal with:
    • Causing a Disturbance
    • Trespassing at Night
    • Taking a Vehicle without Permission
    • Fraudulently Obtaining Food, Beverages or Accommodations
    • Indecent or Harassing Phone Calls
    • Transportation Fraud
    • Attempts & Accessories After the Fact (Summary Convictions only)
  • There are also “hybrid” offences which a paralegal may handle, providing the Crown Attorney elects to proceed by way of summary conviction and not indictment.

Disclaimer

The information presented on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Please consult with a legal service provider (Lawyer or Paralegal) for advice about your individual situation. You may contact this office by way of electronic mail, telephone or in person. Please be advised that contacting the office through the website does not create a formal relationship with J&N Paralegal Services. A formal relationship is created when J&N Paralegal Services has been properly retained, by way of a duly executed retainer agreement, to act on your behalf. Until a formal relationship has been established, please withhold from sending any confidential information regarding your matter.